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Green Party Deputy Leader comes to Kingston

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Deputy Leader of the Green Party at Kingston University

12:59pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

This year, for the first time, Kingston University has a Young Green Society and they have a very special guest speaker. Amelia Womack, the Deputy Leader of the Green Party of England and Wales is visiting to give a speech about the Young Greens.

Warren Mead Head for the Hills!

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Warren Mead Head for the Hills!

9:05am Tuesday 14th October 2014

A group of Year 6 children went on an off-road adventure across Epsom Downs to Ashtead. The route obviously involved a lot of hills along with an intricate part through the trees on single tracks. We had to use all our ‘MTB’ skills to negotiate the tricky terrain such as low branches, tree stumps, roots, gulleys and mud!

YOUR SAY: Warren Mead Juniors Green Fingers Award!

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Warren Mead Juniors Green Fingers award!

9:05am Tuesday 14th October 2014

Heather and Erin were very excited to represent Warren Mead Junior School on Sunday. They were presented with the Green Fingers Award by Charlie Dimmock at Woodcote Nurseries. The girls said how lovely she was as they told her all about our gardening project at school.

Visit by Chris Grayling MP to West Ewell Infant School

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Visit by Chris Grayling MP to West Ewell Infant School

1:48pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

West Ewell Infant School and Nursery has undergone a significant redevelopment in order to become a four-form infant school. We have had a new hall, kitchen and School Reception office built and to celebrate the artistic talent of our children, we commissioned a beautiful mural by talented artist Becci Kenning, to capture our class name trees throughout the seasons. Each tree is pictured in a particular season, some in blossom, some about to lose their leaves, others in full summer bloom.

Lambeth's Kate calls on local youth to become their own boss

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Lambeth's Kate calls on local youth to become their own boss

11:53am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A young woman from Lambeth – who has made her childhood dreams come true by setting up in business with help from The Prince’s Trust – is now calling on the city’s unemployed youth to create their own job and become their own boss.

GOOD NEIGHBOUR HONOURED FOR LONG SERVICE TO LAMBETH COMMUNITY

Richmond and Twickenham Times: GOOD NEIGHBOUR HONOURED FOR LONG SERVICE TO LAMBETH COMMUNITY

9:54am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A dedicated volunteer who has devoted more than 23 years to helping run the Lambeth housing estate where he lives has been honoured at a glittering awards night.

Streatham woman laces up her running shoes for Breast Cancer Care WomenOnly Run

9:53am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Kat Simmons, from Streatham, will be taking on the Breast Cancer Care WomenOnly Run in Richmond Park on Saturday 18 October. She is running to show her support to her mother, who was diagnosed with Breast Cancer in July.

Academic Success for Banstead girl

8:57am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Former Greenacre School pupil, Elizabeth Donkin of Banstead, has just heard that she is the recipient of this year's 2014 prize for the Best Materials Project awarded by the University of Southampton's Engineering materials group on behalf of the Worshipful Company of Armourers and Braisiers for her project "The Effects of Chemical Composition and Annealing Temperature on the Shape Memory Thin Films." The prize is worth £250 and there is a medal which will be handed over publicly to Elizabeth at the Annual Postgraduate Conference on 22nd October in Southampton.

Outdoor cinema screening raises £8,000 for children's brain injury charity

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3:07pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

Crowds flocked to the home of a leading children’s charity which was converted into an outdoor cinema for the day.

Teenager to release single to raise money for ecstasy death friend's charity

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

5:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A teenage musician is to release a single in tribute to his school friend, who died after taking ecstasy earlier this year. 

PICTURES: Parishioners show off talents to celebrate a church’s centenary

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

4:53pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Parishioners showed off their many talents over the weekend to celebrate a church’s centenary.

Mum About Town with Angellica Bell: 'Was my sixth Great North Run a challenge too far?'

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Mum about town with Angellica Bell: I've become an over-excited mother

5:20am Sunday 14th September 2014

Angellica digs deep to conquer the Great North Run for a children's medical research charity.

Princess Alice Hospice looking for Dublin marathon runners

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

3:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

Challenge yourself to run a marathon and raise money for a worthy cause.

Friends and customers to strut down catwalk at charity fashion show

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

10:08am Wednesday 10th September 2014

Friends and customers are getting ready to strut their stuff in a boutique’s charity fashion show.

A close shave for council leader raises £4,000 for charity

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

9:20am Wednesday 10th September 2014

Councillor Stephen Alambritis spent two months growing a beard for charity.

Charity celebrating 25 years of helping Croydon families seeks volunteers

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Adult and child holding hands (9949635)

5:00am Sunday 7th September 2014

A charity that gives emotional and practical help to families is celebrating 25 years of working in Croydon.

Unsung Hero: Businessman turned charity worker helping disabled people

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

5:00am Sunday 7th September 2014

David Broughton turned to charity work following the collapse of his lighting business.

Auction night raises thousands in memory of car crash victims

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

9:14am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

An auction night has ensured there will be not one, but two memorial benches for a "lovely" mother and son killed in a car crash.

Hundred mile challenge for hospice

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

3:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

A man completed a tough 100-mile challenge in less than 40 hours in aid of the hospice that cared for his friends.

Former mayor of Elmbridge gives thousands to charity

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

2:00am Friday 29th August 2014

Former mayor of Elmbridge has donated the funds that had been raised during his year in office.

Deputy Mayor is guest of honour at Hampton Academy Art Exhibition Private View

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Deputy Mayor is guest of honour at Hampton Academy Art Exhibition Private View

12:06pm Monday 14th July 2014

Hampton Academy students and their parents were delighted that Cllr Peter Buckwell, Deputy Mayor of Richmond, attended the Private View of their GCSE Art Exhibition which is on display in the cafe of the White House Community Centre in Hampton Square all summer.

Teen Tech Triumph!

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Teen Tech Triumph!

11:55am Tuesday 1st July 2014

Three Year 8 students from Hampton Academy Zoe Gahn, Catherine Ross and Natasha Palmer, pulled off an amazing achievement in the national Teen Tech awards 2014, held at the Royal Society Hall in London.

TRAIL COUPLE HIT THE 1,100 MILE MARK

Richmond and Twickenham Times: TRAIL COUPLE HIT THE 1,100 MILE MARK

10:06am Wednesday 18th June 2014

A young couple from Twickenham have reached the big halfway mark on their epic 2,168 mile charity hike through the United States of America.

MATRIX#2 at The Landmark Midsummer Arts Fair

Richmond and Twickenham Times: MATRIX#2 at The Landmark Midsummer Arts Fair

7:00am Tuesday 10th June 2014

PRESS RELEASE The Landmark Midsummer Art Fair in Teddington is now a well-established venue for contemporary artists and makers. But perhaps less well known is the opportunity afforded to emerging artists to exhibit as part of The Landmark Launchpad.

Damage to Marble Hill Park by Food Festival

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Damage to Marble Hill Park by Food Festival

1:57pm Monday 9th June 2014

It looks like enormous tractors have been allowed to drive over the grass without any track way and they have left the lawns completely churned up.

The Duck d'Orleans finds fame in the bird world

Richmond and Twickenham Times: The Duck d'Orleans

4:35pm Thursday 5th June 2014

First, the Orleans House Gallery Duck d'Orleans was solo, then he met his Duckchess - now it looks like he is forming a band!

Deer attacking dogs and people in Richmond Park

Richmond and Twickenham Times: deer attacking dogs & people in Richmond Park

3:16pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

Please can you highlight this on your web site to try to save more dogs being killed this weekend?

Greyhound safely back after 5-mile run from thunderstorm

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Greyhound safely back after 5-mile run from thunderstorm

10:47am Tuesday 3rd June 2014

Reiki Teacher and local resident Torsten Alexander Lange could barely believe where his beloved Greyhound Lady was fund after running away from a thunderstorm: In Surbiton – a good 5 miles from his home in Ham! “Just imagine how many roads she must have crossed . Even really busy ones!”

Rowing Squad take gold for Richmond

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Rowing Squad take gold for Richmond

8:11am Monday 2nd June 2014

On Saturday 31st of May the rowing squad for Richmound London Youth Games travelled to the London Docklands to compete at the London Youth Games Regatta.

Local Food Writer wins Gold at British Rowing Masters Championships

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Local Food Writer wins Gold at British Rowing Masters Championships

7:48am Thursday 29th May 2014

Joy Skipper who is local to Richmond has just won Gold as a single sculler in the British Rowing Masters Championships, which took place in Nottingham last Sunday.

Retirement of local GP

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Retirement of local GP

7:46am Thursday 29th May 2014

Dr Jim Brockbank has retired after 26 years at Park Road Surgery. Jim is a much loved General Practitioner who has been the senior partner at the practice for many years, as well as involved with the training of new GPs and will be missed by patients and staff alike. Over the years Jim has also taken part in charity events, such as epic cycle rides and was in this paper recently when he shaved off his moustache for charity.

Palestinian students visit Teddington

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Palestinian students visit Teddington

11:00am Wednesday 28th May 2014

Dr Rola Jadellah from Jenin, Palestine, addressed the Rotary Club of Teddington & the Hamptons during a recent visit to the area.

World War 1 medals lost

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Trying to find, desperately seeking, genealogy, missing people

9:44am Tuesday 27th May 2014

I would like to trace the two WW1 medals, metal commemorative plaque and framed letter from the King for my uncle, Cpl. Greville G Lawrence who was killed on 10 Nov 1915 aged 17.

Duck and Duckchess d'Orleans - The Story Continues...

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Duck and Duckchess d'Orleans - The Story Continues...

2:11pm Wednesday 21st May 2014

The Duck and Duckchess d'Orleans were spotted early this morning leisurely walking around the grounds near the Octagon Room at Orleans House Gallery. They looked very much at home surveying their new Duckdom.

Twickenham Not So Green

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Twickenham Not So Green

7:58am Tuesday 20th May 2014

Overflowing rubbish bins and plastic bags full of food remains were too much of a temptation to foxes and crows on Sunday night. These pictures were taken on Monday morning and by then, much of the debris from weekend picnickers was spread around the green. By lunchtime the litter had been cleared up and bagged for collection.

German students rowing send off

Richmond and Twickenham Times: German students rowing send off

7:53am Tuesday 20th May 2014

Wandering down by Richmond Riverside this past Sunday around noon, I happened upon what appeared to be a group of German students setting off on a rowing trip. The photo that came out best was actually the one of the spectators cheering them on.

Care staff looked after for a change

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Care staff looked after for a change

12:18pm Tuesday 13th May 2014

The care staff of Abbeyfield Victoria House Care Home, Kew are enjoying three outings with the River Thames Boat Project, the Richmond based charity.

New Georgians exhibition at Orleans House Gallery

Richmond and Twickenham Times: New Georgians exhibition at Orleans House Gallery

8:53am Tuesday 13th May 2014

This exhibition, part of the Richmond upon Thames Georgian Festival, commemorates this historical event through a display exploring the life and local links of Queen Caroline of Ansbach (1683-1737), wife of King George II. Caroline lavishly dined in the Octagon Room on a visit here in 1729. Her husband’s mistress, Henrietta Howard, lived at the nearby Marble Hill House.

Falcons Fly the flag of Remembrance

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Falcons Fly the flag of Remembrance

12:43pm Monday 12th May 2014

Children, parents and invited guests poured through the doors of the Falcons School for Boys,on Thursday, to enjoy a celebration of the Arts. What started as a wet and grey evening, soon turned into an explosion of colour, music and poetical performances- all presented by boys aged three to thirteen!

The Mayor At the chestnut parade

Richmond and Twickenham Times: The Mayor At the chestnut parade

9:28am Monday 12th May 2014

The Mayor At the chestnut parade Based on information supplied by Sean ONeill.

Richmond kids taking on 3 Peaks Challenge for charity

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Richmond kids taking on 3 Peaks Challenge for charity

9:26am Monday 12th May 2014

Richmond family the Rushby's will be taking on a big adventure challenge at the end of May. They will be attempting the 3 Peaks Challenge, getting up and down the highest peaks in Scotland, England and Wales within 24 hours. Parents Mail and Phil will be joined by boys James (10) and Daniel (8). If successful, they believe that Daniel will be the youngest person to have achieved this feat.

An Appeal for a Primary School in the Philippines

9:21am Friday 9th May 2014

9th May 2014 Dear Sir/Madam, Appeal to Help Guadulupe Elementary School, Coron Philippines.

The Duck finds his Duck-chess

Richmond and Twickenham Times: The Duck finds his Duckchess

3:09pm Thursday 8th May 2014

Following the recent news about the Orleans House Gallery Duck d'Orleans here is proof he has found his Duckchess.

Teddington Pupil wins Royal College of Art Competition

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Teddington Pupil wins Royal College of Art Competition

1:40pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

13 year old Flynn Berry of Teddington School came 2nd in the Young Art completion held annually by The Royal College of Art yesterday 29th April.

Murray Park 100

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Murray Park 100

10:04am Monday 28th April 2014

Murray Park in Whitton was formally opened on 1st May 1914 at 5pm precisely.

Sopranos to perform in Richmond Charity Opera Concert

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Local Sopranos perform in Charity Opera Concert

8:23am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Talented local Sopranos Corinne Hart and Rosalind O’Dowd are performing with Surrey-based Opera Foundry for their ‘Opera Obsession’ concert supporting Make-A-Wish Foundation. Both professional singers, Corinne is a post-graduate from the Royal Academy of Music, and Rosalind from Trinity Laban. Having recently performed the concert to great reviews in Guildford, it is sure to be a success in Richmond. Audiences will be able to hear excerpts from La Boheme, Tosca, Hansel and Gretel, Il Trovatore and more. Opera Foundry was formed two years ago under the baton of Surrey-based Musical Director Richard Cartmale, formerly of ENO and continues to build a strong reputation for the quality of it’s music and singers, a mix of fifteen local and London-based professional and pre-professional soloists. Artistic Director Elaine Way, who also lived in Twickenham for six years, is delighted to be returning with her soprano colleagues to perform in the area. ‘We hope to encourage a new generation of opera lovers by presenting opera without the wigs and crinolines, concentrating on the quality of the voices, music and drama – and without the hefty ticket price often associated with hearing opera’. The Opera Obsession concert is being held at Richmond Unitarian Church, Ormond Road, Richmond on Saturday 10th May 7.30pm. Tickets are £10 online from www.operafoundry.com or £11 on the door and include refreshments. The Make-a-Wish Foundation grants magical wishes for children and young people facing life threatening conditions.

Foggy Weather & Local Triathlon

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Foggy Weather & Local Triathlon

1:54pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Monday 21st April. 400 entrants, ranging from beginners to international athletes, took part in the first of 4 sprint triathlons for 2014 starting at Hampton Open Air pool. I marshalled the event and attached is an amazing foggy early morning image looking from near Dukes Head Passage in Bushy Park back towards the old car park. (2 photos attached) Based on information supplied by Mark Gee.

Ice Dancing Legend Roy Callaway died

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Ice Dancing Legend Roy Callaway died

8:30am Monday 14th April 2014

Roy Callaway was an extraordinary gentleman whose life revolved around ice skating and his love of ice dancing.

All pheasant and correct at Patisserie Valerie

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Given the bird

7:37am Tuesday 25th March 2014

Can you spot the watchful bird in this picture? Picture submitted by Paul Gray.

PICTURE: Hungry heron catches frog in Bushy Park

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Picture: Andrew Bessant

2:26pm Monday 24th March 2014

Thanks to Andrew Bessant for sharing this picture with our readers.






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